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International Planned Parent Federation

  • GB 1543
  • Corporate body
  • 1952 -

The International Planned Parent Federation (IPPF) was established in 1952 at the Third International Conference on Planned Parenthood, Bombay, India.

Significant founders include Margaret Sanger (America), Elise Ottesen-Jensen (Sweden) and Dhanvanthi Rama Rau (India), who all campaigned for all women to have the right to control their fertility - all three were imprisoned for these beliefs.

Eight national organizations formed the federation, which were made up of associations from Hong Kong, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States and West Germany.

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